What is the fire department work & pay schedule?

A San Marcos Firefighter works one of three shifts that are designated as A-Shift, B-Shift, and C-Shift. They work 24 hours on/48 hours off.

From the latest job posting, the firefighter entry pay was set at $4,673.63 monthly or $56,083.57 annually. All City of San Marcos employees are paid biweekly on Friday. 

TO APPLY: The link to apply will be posted on the "Career" tab under the City of San Marcos Human Resources

Other useful documents are located in the Human Resources Department - Civil Service Recruitment section.

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1. What is the fire department work & pay schedule?
2. Do you have/host a fire academy?
3. Can I pick up an application now? How do I apply?
4. Do you take applications throughout the year?
5. Can I transfer my state fire certification from another state to Texas?
6. Will I get paid more if I have a degree?
7. Is there an age limit to apply?
8. If I am already a certified Firefighter, will I have to go through firefighting training?
9. Do I have to be a certified Texas Firefighter?
10. Do I need to be a licensed paramedic to take the Civil Service Exam?
11. Is there one civil service test for all the cities in Central Texas?
12. Where can I obtain study material for the civil service test?
13. Can I volunteer as a firefighter in the City of San Marcos?
14. Where can I find general certification FAQs from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)?